Definition of opinionated in English:

opinionated

adjective

  • Characterized by conceited assertiveness and dogmatism.

    ‘an arrogant and opinionated man’
    • ‘It sticks to the facts, avoids becoming opinionated and doesn't patronise.’
    • ‘Beware of a prejudiced and opinionated person who lacks originality.’
    • ‘The fact is, pundits are the prima donnas of journalism, and they are paid to be opinionated.’
    • ‘Shriver has her narrator write in an uncompromisingly opinionated style.’
    • ‘Up next, a new study shows that one cable network is far more opinionated than its competitors.’
    • ‘Four very opinionated panelists will share their views on the big stories of the week.’
    • ‘I can't help thinking it must be quite lively in their house with two such opinionated people under one roof.’
    • ‘One is gentle and introverted, the other effusive and articulate - perhaps even opinionated.’
    • ‘Why are we all so easily bullied into doing what a small number of opinionated, narrow minded and selfish people wish us to do?’
    • ‘I do not suffer fools gladly and I have been known to be opinionated and defend my beliefs strongly.’
    • ‘Given how opinionated and dissolute they are, you'd expect sports journalists to be shrewd gamblers.’
    • ‘People interested in world events tend to be opinionated independent thinkers.’
    • ‘He is opinionated, irreverent, sometimes bombastic and often contradictory.’
    • ‘They were opinionated and unforgiving and couldn't agree about anything, let alone painting.’
    • ‘She was a loud, rebellious, outspoken and opinionated person who often intimidated her colleagues.’
    • ‘Such films inevitably entailed working with some illustrious and highly opinionated presenters and performers.’
    • ‘They must beware of becoming dogmatic and opinionated and strive to keep an open mind and their opinions flexible.’
    • ‘More power to the members often means, quite simply, more power to the opinionated and the avant-garde.’
    • ‘Christoper Hunt, with shaved head and goatee, is the humourless, opinionated Serge.’
    • ‘They're articulate, opinionated and known to complain about their roles as political pawns.’
    dogmatic, of fixed views, of preconceived ideas, pontifical, doctrinaire, dictatorial, domineering, assertive, cocksure, pompous, self-important, adamant, arrogant
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Origin

Early 17th century: from the (rare) verb opinionate ‘hold the opinion (that’), from opinion.

Pronunciation

opinionated

/əˈpɪnjəneɪtɪd/